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Paris for Beginners

My love affair with Paris began 21 years ago. I took advantage of an Air France fare sale and went to Paris for the first time. It was over my birthday weekend in March 1996. It was only my second … Continue reading

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The Daily Post: Or

I have been fortunate to have traveled to many of Europe’s great cities, and I love most of them. There are two, however, that I love the most – and have visited the most: London and Paris. When scheduling a … Continue reading

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20 Year Love Affair with Paris

My “love affair” with Paris began 20 years ago. It was a spontaneous decision to visit a place I’ve never been, and on my own traveling to Europe for the first time ever. My previous trip to Europe had been … Continue reading

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Monet and Water Lilies

My favorite art museum in Paris is not the Louvre. Everyone should visit the Louvre, but please don’t overlook the other wonderful art in Paris. I love the Musée de l’Orangerie. It is where I can really immerse myself in … Continue reading

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Paris by the book

Patricia Schultz’s “1000 places to see before I die” book lists Paris as a single “place,” but includes 22 places in and around the city that are worth seeing or experiencing.  I’ve been to 16 of them. It was going … Continue reading

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